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Paula Rodríguez-Abruñeiras obtains a position at the University of Valencia

Paula Rodríguez-Abruñeiras, a member of the VLCG team, has just obtained a position as ‘Ayudante Doctor’ at the Department of English and German at the University of Valencia. Many congratulations to Paula, her PhD advisor María José López-Couso and the VLCG team!

 

Rosalía Rodríguez-Vázquez has passed the ‘habilitation’ exam

It was recently announced that our colleague Rosalía Rodríguez-Vázquez, a member of the LVTC team,  has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam qualifying her for promotion to a position as Associate Professor  (‘Profesor Titular de Universidad’) of English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Rosalía!

 

Two new postgraduate grants awarded to junior ELC members

It was announced yesterday that Laura García-Castro (LVTC team) and Iván Tamaredo (VLCG team) have obtained competitive four-year FPI grants from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. Laura’s PhD advisors are Elena Seoane and Cristina Suárez (UIB); Iván’s PhD advisors are Teresa Fanego and J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña. Congratulations!

 

Yolanda Fernandez-Pena receives the Best Presentation Award AEDEAN 2015

At the 39th AEDEAN International Conference held on 11-13 November 2015 at the University of Deusto (Spain), Yolanda Fernandez-Pena, a member of the LVCT team,  received the prestigious Catalina Montes Award to the best presentation by a PhD student, in the fields of theoretical and applied linguistics. Congratulations!

 

Nuria Yáñez-Bouza has passed the ‘habilitation’ exam

It was recently announced that our colleague Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, a member of the LVTC team and currently Senior Research Fellow ‘Ramón y Cajal’ at the University of Vigo,  has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a position as Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Nuria!

 

Zeltia Blanco-Suárez obtains a position at the University of Cantabria

Zeltia Blanco-Suárez, a member of the VLCG team, has just obtained a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante’) at the University of Cantabria. Many congratulations to Zeltia, to her PhD advisor María José López-Couso and the VLCG team!

 

Two new research grants awarded to ELC teams

30 September 2015: two new research grants from the Regional Government of Galicia (Directorate General for Scientific and Technological Promotion) were awarded today to ELC members, as follows: – Grant no. GPC2015/004 (€70.000, for the period 2015-2017), to the SPERTUS team, led by Ignacio Palacios. – Grant no. GRC2015/006 (€198.000, for the period 2015-2018), to [...]

 

Jorge Luis Bueno has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of SELIM

At the 27th International Conference of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature, hosted by the University of Granada on 17-19 September 2015, it was announced that Jorge Luis Bueno-Alonso, founding member of the group LVTC, will be the new editor of SELIM, the official journal of the Society. He succeeds Santiago González [...]

 

A new FPU postgraduate grant awarded to a junior ELC member

Noelia Castro-Chao, a member of the VLCG team, has obtained a four-year postgraduate grant (ref. FPU 2014/03208) from the Spanish Ministry of Education, to prepare a PhD on the development of English impersonal constructions from a Construction Grammar perspective. Noelia’s PhD advisor is Teresa Fanego

 

María José López-Couso has passed the ‘habilitation’ exam

It was recently announced that our colleague María José López-Couso, a member of the VLCG team and currently Dean of the Faculty of Philology at Santiago de Compostela, has brilliantly passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a chair in English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, María José!